EcoEnergy

Distribution of solar pay-as-you-go in Pakistan

Grantee Details

Name of project: Distribution of solar pay-as-you-go in Pakistan
Project location : Pakistan
Type of grant: Seed
Grant awarded : February 2014
Partners : UBL Omni

EcoEnergy tested the viability of its distribution models for PAYG solar lanterns and solar home systems (SHS) in Pakistan. EcoEnergy used UBL Omni’s mobile money service to collect payments; tested the utility of a global roaming SIM versus a local SIM in its GSM-enabled SHSs; and evaluated the viability of distributing products that appeal to vastly different customer segments.

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Testimonial

“The grant from the GSMA was crucial for us in determining the viability of PAYG solar technology in the context of Pakistan. Based on this experience, we’ve shifted our product line to be made entirely of PAYG solar products and appliances.” –  Jeremy Higgs, Co-founder, EcoEnergy

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